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Yazeed S. Maghaydah, M.D., CMD, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
NPI Number:
Academic Office Location:
UConn Center on Aging
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-5215
Phone: 860-679-8400

James E. C. Walker M.D. Memory Assessment Program

Center on Aging

MBBSJordan University of Science and Technology Medicine and Surgery

Post-Graduate Training
CertificateEducation Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
InternshipMinistry of Health, Princess Basma Teaching HospitalRotating General Practice Doctor
ResidencyJordan Hospital and Medical CenterGeneral Surgery
ResidencyJordan University of Science and Technology, King Abdullah University HospitalGeneral Surgery
and InternshipSeton Hall University, School of Graduate Medical EducationInternal Medicine (Residency and Internship)
FellowshipCenter on Aging, University of Connecticut School of Medicine Geriatric Medicine

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
The Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Outstanding Attending Award for excellence in teaching geriatric psychiatry fellow, Department of Psychiatry, UConn Health, Farmington, CTUConn Geri Psych Fellowship
The Helen-Mary Schwartz Award for Outstanding Contribution to the UCONN Center on Aging Geriatric Medicine FellowshipUConn Center on Aging
Excellence in Medical Student Education in the Student Continuity Practice Clinical Medical Course, SCPUConn School Of Medicine
America’s Top Physician (2009-2012) Consumer Research Council of America

Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia diagnonis and management

Long-term Dementia care and caregiver support

Multiple chronic conditions management


Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
The Department of Medicine Diversity, Equity and Inclusion CommitteeAdvisory CommitteememberUConn HealthLocal2021
IMPACT-AD Course Institute on Methods and Protocols for Clinical Trials in ADRD.A comprehensive training program in clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease and related dementiasWorkshop/ConferenceParticipantExternalNational2020
Geriatric Fellowship Education CommitteeEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthLocal2015
Memory Disorders Program MeetingProfessional/Scientific OrganizationOrganizerUConn HealthLocal2014
American College of PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowExternalNational2012
American College of PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2008
American Geriatrics Society Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2005

Journal Articles


  • Upside-Down Stomach in a 92-year-old Woman
    Maghaydah YS, Kuchel GA. J Am Geriatr Soc 2007 Jan;55(8):1307-9
  • A Case of Hydrocephalus and the Challenge of Dementia Diagnosis.
    E. Mastrobattista, Y. Maghaydah, A case Report, Poster session D22. J Am Geriatr Soc 71: supplement 1, 2023 Apr
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Normal ageing vs minimal cognitive impairment, Postgraduate certificate course in dementia care, Middle East Academy for Medicine of Aging-MEAMALecture2023Virtual course
Dementia Diagnosis and Management, Fundamentals of Geriatrics Medicine, Uconn Center on Aging, Farmington, CT Aug 2023LectureUConn Health2023UConn Health
Is Dementia Inevitable? Diploma in dementia care course, Middle East Academy for Medicine of Aging-MEAMA, Kuwait, May 2023,Lecture2023Virtual lecture
Multimorbidity and comorbidity, Principles of Geriatrics, Middle East Academy for Medicine of Aging-MEAMA, Mar 2023, Virtual course,LectureMEAMA2023Virtual Course
Dementia Experience, an Updated Review, The Annual International Conference of Saudi Scientific Home Health Care Society, Madinah, Saudi Arabia, Feb 2023.LectureSaudi Scientific Home Health Care Society2023Madinah, Saudi Arabia
A Case of Hydrocephalus and the Challenge of Dementia Diagnosis. A case Report, Poster session D22.PosterAmerican Geriatric Society2023Long Beach, CA
Dementia Diagnosis in Older Adults, Update in Geriatric Medicine, UConn Center on Aging, Virtual-Farmington, CT Sep 2022Lecture2022UConn Health
Alzheimer’s Disease an Updated review; Biomarkers-Based Advanced diagnosis and new treatment, Hartford Health Care, East Region Medical Grand Round, Virtual-Norwich, CT, May 2022Lecture2022Hartford Health Care
Alzheimer’s disease updated review, Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment, Rheumatology Department Grand Round, Virtual-Farmington, CT Feb 2022Lecture2022UConn Health
Dementia Diagnosis and Differentials, Update in Geriatric Medicine, UConn Center on AgingLecture2021UConn Health Farmington
New Alzheimer drug, Media interview, “Where-We- Live” radio show WNPR, June 2021 DiscussionWNPR2021Media-Virtual
Advanced diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer’s association CT chapter academic meeting April, 2021, virtual meetingLectureAlzheimer's Association2021Virtual
Dementia Epdiomology and DiagnosisLecture2020UConn Health
Primary Progressive Aphasia, Case ReportPosterAmerican Geriatric Society Annual Meeting2015
National Dementia Awareness WeekOtherFOX-CT TV2014
Caring for Patients with Dementia in the HospitalLectureWilliam Backus Hospital2014William Backus Hospital, Norwich
Geriatrics: An Approach to the Older Patient, PCM,Lecture2013UConn Medical School
Early Diagnosis, Treatment and prevention, UCHC Discovery SeriesTalkUCHC2013UCHC
Early Diagnosis, Treatment and prevention, UCHC Discovery SeriesTalkUCHC2013UCHC
Geriatrics for Primary Care.TalkBackus Hospital Medical Conference2011Norwich, CT
Alzheimer’s Disease. TalkSoutheast Connecticut VNA2009Waterford, CT
Elderly Community-Based Services & Resources.TalkSheltering Arms and Rose Day Care Center2008Norwich, CT
Alzheimer’s Disease.TalkAlzheimer’s Association2008Niantic, CT
Is Aging Associated with Sarcopenia of Colon Smooth Muscle? TalkUConn Center on Aging Friday Morning Conference2007Farmington, CT
Upside-Down Stomach in a 92-year old Patient.PosterAmerican Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting2007Seattle, WA
Hospital in the Home.TalkUConn Center on Aging Friday Morning Conference, Geriatrics Fellowship Program2005Farmington CT